Submitting Manuscripts

All conference speakers and individuals presenting posters are invited to submit their manuscripts to be published in the conference proceedings.


NOTE: Microsoft Word is the preferred software for manuscripts. Latex will also be acceptable.


Submission Deadline: January 15, 2017


ZIP files including formatting instructions and guidelines, file template and readme files in Word or Latex are provided below.

MS-Word: download

Latex2e: download


The length of your manuscript is determined as follows:

25-minute presentation - 10 pages or less
20-minute presentation - 8 pages or less
17-minute presentation - 8 pages or less
15-minute presentation - 6 pages or less
Poster presentation - 4 pages or less


Please e-mail your manuscript in MS Word or Latex format to, Carol Soren, Conference Secretary by January 15, 2017. If using Latex, please send us all figure files, a Latex file and the PDF file. You can send us all figure files as one compressed file like a zip file if possible.


If you wish to include color illustrations or photos, additional costs must be paid.